Holliston (Daniel Belknap)

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  • (Posted 2016-04-17)  CPDL #39357:     
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-04-17).   Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 46 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). Six stanzas selected from Toplady's hymn included. Transcribed from Belknap's The Village Compilation, 1806.
  • (Posted 2013-01-06)  CPDL #27985:        (Sibelius 7)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2013-01-06).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 45 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: The alto part is printed in the alto clef in the source. The time signature in the source is retorted time. Only the first verse of the text is given in the source: a selection of subsequent verses has been added editorially. The lower of the two notes in the bass part on beat 1 of bar 14, given here as a D, is printed in the source as the C a tone lower.

General Information

Title: Holliston
First Line: Your harps, ye trembling saints
Composer: Daniel Belknap
Lyricist: Augustus Toplady

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 66. 86 (S.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1797 in Daniel Belknap's The Harmonist's Companion, no. 7, p. 9
Revised by Belknap in 1800 and 1806. Description: Hymn Tune Index tune number 7337. Words by Augustus Toplady, 1772, in sixteen stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Your harps, ye trembling saints.